THIS IS AN ADVANCED NOTICE OF AN EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY.
Online applications will be accepted for this opportunity from 8:00am Wednesday, May 1, 2019 to 5:00pm Friday, May 3, 2019.
The City of Anaheim Public Utilities Department is seeking a motivated and innovative Part Time Assistant Power Engineer to join the Transmission & Distribution Division. Under the direction of higher level engineering staff, the Part Time Assistant Power Engineer will conduct plan checks, prepare designs, procure material, and track construction progress to ensure that the projects are completed in accordance with the established technical requirements, schedule, and budget.
Qualified candidates must possess (2) years of electrical engineering related experience or three (3) years of course work in a Board-approved electrical engineering curriculum (any curriculum approved by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). Possession of a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering is desirable. Engineer-In-Training (EIT) certificate is required within 18 months of date of appointment.
This is a part time position, usually averaging 30 hours per week. A minimum number of hours is not guaranteed. Candidates must be available to be scheduled to work Monday to Friday.
The Anaheim Public Utilities mission is to add value to the community through a customer-focused approach to providing reliable, high-quality water and power at competitive rates. In keeping with the City of Anaheim's core values of vision, responsibility, pride and service, Anaheim Public Utilities has developed the following department goals:
• Enhance and maintain our competitive and financial position; • Enhance community aesthetics; • Enhance service delivery, service options and service quality; • Ensure balanced, diverse and cost-effective resource supply; and • Strengthen system infrastructure.
The following functions are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed functions and/or may be required to perform additional or different functions from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.
Assist in researching, developing, and maintaining material standards for T&D systems.
Assist in reviewing existing material specification documents; evaluate utilities material standards and specifications, as well as national standards, and recommend improvements to the T&D systems.
Learn and study other utilities' construction standards and specifications.
Assist the engineering, field and operation staff in identifying construction standards for specification documents.
Learn how to develop, enhance, and maintain electric T&D materials in asset management computer system.
Evaluate and employ newer technology and equipment to promote operational efficiencies.
Coordinate with warehouse staff to understand material requirements for modifications to T&D systems.
Respond to material and work procedure issues from designers, field crews, and other City staff.
Assist in investigating and evaluating system and materials failures.
Review existing construction standards documents; research, develop and maintain T&D electric construction standards.
Assist with capital projects; identify materials required for construction, prepare and create schedules, and coordinate with other utilities.
Assist with the yearly publication of construction standards and electric service manuals for residential, commercial, and industrial customers.
Experience and Education: Two (2) years of electrical engineering related experience or three years of course work in a board-approved electrical engineering curriculum (any curriculum approved by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)). An equivalent combination of experience and education sufficient to perform the essential job functions and provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. Possession of a Bachelor's Degree in electrical engineering is desirable.
Knowledge of: Basic principles and practices of electrical engineering theory and design; electrical system and conduit analysis theory; basic methods, materials, and techniques used in electrical engineering projects including those used in the design and construction of projects; principles of mathematics as applied to engineering calculations; principles and practices of business correspondence and technical report preparation; office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet applications, and specialized engineering software programs; pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes and regulations.
Ability to: Perform a variety of professional electrical engineering functions; perform technical research; read and interpret technical literature, drawings, diagrams, and schematics; operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet, and specialized engineering software programs; prepare electrical engineering design computations with speed and accuracy; prepare engineering plans, specifications, and estimates for electric utility projects; prepare clear and concise administrative and technical reports; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
License/Certification Required: Possession of an appropriate, valid driver's license. Possession of an Engineering-in-Training certificate is required within 18 months of date of appointment.